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Formal matters: Reading the materials of English Renaissance literature

Allison K. Deutermann and András Kiséry


Formal Matters is intended as an exploration of the emerging and potential links in early modern literary and cultural studies between the study of material texts on the one hand, and the analysis of literary form on the other. The essays exemplify some of the ways in which an attention to the matter of writing now combines in critical practice with the questioning of its forms: how an interest in forms might combine with an interest in the material text and, more broadly, in matter and things material. Section I, ‘Forming literature’, makes literary and sub-literary forms its focus, examining ... More

Keywords: book history, material texts, literary form, historical formalism, early modern literature, English renaissance literature

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719085536
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719085536.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Allison K. Deutermann, editor

András Kiséry, editor

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